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McLean Hospital Clinicians Named as Top Docs in Boston

McLean Hospital is excited to announce that a number of its clinicians have been named to Boston Magazine’s annual “top docs” list for 2019. This list, which is published annually, includes more than 1,500 doctors from over 60 specialties. Below are the seven McLean clinicians who were included in the magazine’s Top Docs 2019 list. Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc, is an...

Implementing Change, Advancing Care for Women’s Mental Health

With approximately 25% of the patients admitted into the Klarman Eating Disorders Center having a co-occurring substance abuse issue, Esther Dechant, MD, medical director for the program, recognized a significant need to treat both the eating disorder and the substance abuse simultaneously—a course that is not typically taken. “On admission, many of our patients do not even realize that they...

From the Heart: Caregivers Share New Experiences During Schwartz Center Rounds

At most hospitals, grand rounds provide a forum for clinicians to learn about and discuss challenging medical cases. At McLean, a new kind of rounds offers something different—a rare opportunity for clinical staff to talk openly about the emotional side of caregiving. McLean is only the second psychiatric site in the country to adopt this form of peer education, an extension of the Kenneth B....